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  • For the 2018-19 school year, there are 45 top private schools in Columbia, South Carolina, serving 7,858 students.
  • The average private school tuition is $6,454 for elementary schools and $10,852 for high schools (view national tuition averages).
  • The average acceptance rate is 92% (view national acceptance rates).
  • Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body, and the student:teacher ratio is 11:1.
  • 67% of schools are religiously affiliated (most commonly Christian and Roman Catholic).

Top Columbia, SC Private Schools (2018-19)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • 854 Galway Ln
    Columbia, SC 29209
    (803)776-0295

    Grades: PK-12 | 856 students
  • Asbury Kindergarten & Preschool
    Daycare / Preschool (Methodist)
    1005 Asbury Dr
    Columbia, SC 29209
    (803)776-8121

    Grades: PK-K | 96 students
  • The Barclay School
    Special Education School
    4704 Colonial Dr
    Columbia, SC 29203

    Grades: 1-12 | 16 students
  • 6952 Saint Andrews Road
    Columbia, SC 29212
    (803)807-4351

    Grades: PK-5 | 137 students
  • Ben Lippen School
    Ben Lippen School Photo
    (Christian)
    7401 Monticello Road
    Columbia, SC 29203
    (803)807-4000

    Grades: NS-12 | 797 students
  • Bethel Learning Center
    (African Methodist Episcopal)
    819 Woodrow St
    Columbia, SC 29205
    (803)779-1816

    Grades: PK-1 | 99 students
  • Cardinal Newman School
    Cardinal Newman School Photo - CARDINAL NEWMAN SCHOOL, in order to address a rapidly changing world where learning expectations are higher than ever and faith-filled values are the foundation of a stronger tomorrow, seeks to exceed the traditional definition of educational success. Our mission is to discover the young faith-filled leader that God created inside every child through our commitment to REDEFINING EXCELLENCE in everything we do. We offer a holistic learning experience built on Catholic values, and we deliver it within the new campus that is your school and your home. Redefining Excellence In the Classroom - On the Field - In the Community For Their Futures
    (Roman Catholic)
    2945 Alpine Road
    Columbia, SC 29223
    (803)782-2814

    Grades: 7-12 | 550 students
  • 2729 Covenant Rd
    Columbia, SC 29204
    (803)254-0068

    Grades: PK-3 | 165 students
  • Chesterbrook Academy
    Daycare / Preschool
    1050 Wildwood Centre Dr
    Columbia, SC 29229
    (803)699-9988

    Grades: PK-K | 71 students
  • 5119 Monticello Road
    Columbia, SC 29203
    (803)252-9477

    Grades: PK-8 | 21 students
  • 1220 Woodrow St
    Columbia, SC 29205
    (803)256-4794

    Grades: PK-K | 34 students
  • 3120 Covenant Road
    Columbia, SC 29204
    (803)787-0225

    Grades: NS-12 | 146 students
  • 5827 Trenholm Rd
    Columbia, SC 29206
    (803)782-1831

    Grades: PK-5 | 190 students
  • Daniel's
    Special Program Emphasis (Christian)
    3019 Farrow Road
    Columbia, SC 29203
    (803)873-7132

    Grades: K-12 | 12 students
  • Eastminster Day School
    Daycare / Preschool (Presbyterian)
    3200 Trenholm Rd
    Columbia, SC 29204
    (803)771-1512

    Grades: PK-K | 241 students
  • 10014b Two Notch Rd
    Columbia, SC 29223
    (803)788-9814

    Grades: PK-2 | 76 students
  • Harmony School
    Harmony School Photo
    Montessori School
    3737 Covenant Rd
    Columbia, SC 29204
    (803)787-1899

    Grades: PK-5 | 63 students
  • 3000 S Beltline Blvd
    Columbia, SC 29201
    (803)765-2309

    Grades: PK-12 | 717 students
  • Hope Academy
    Daycare / Preschool (Baptist)
    1301 Summit Pkwy
    Columbia, SC 29229
    (803)699-9934

    Grades: K | 99 students
  • 2304 Kneece Rd
    Columbia, SC 29223

    Grades: PK-10 | 81 students
  • Kilbourne Park Baptist
    Daycare / Preschool (Baptist)
    4205 Kilbourne Rd
    Columbia, SC 29206
    (803)787-6881

    Grades: PK-K | 126 students
  • Mcgregor Presbyterian
    Daycare / Preschool (Presbyterian)
    6505 Saint Andrews Rd
    Columbia, SC 29212
    (803)781-2539

    Grades: PK-K | 114 students
  • 1313 Means Ave,
    Columbia, SC 29202
    (803)772-3317

    Grades: PK-12 | 12 students
  • 1101 Balsam Rd
    Columbia, SC 29210
    (803)772-2262

    Grades: PK | 147 students
  • 1510 Canal Dr
    Columbia, SC 29210
    (803)551-5555

    Grades: 1-5 | 52 students
  • 411 South Maple Street
    Columbia, SC 29205
    (803)783-8838

    Grades: NS-6 | 120 students
  • 5501 Broad River Rd
    Columbia, SC 29212
    (803)798-5138

    Grades: PK-6 | 68 students
  • Northminster Ecdc
    Daycare / Preschool (Presbyterian)
    6717 David St
    Columbia, SC 29203
    (803)754-1812

    Grades: PK-K | 18 students
  • Right Direction Christian Academy
    Daycare / Preschool (Christian)
    1230 Saint Andrews Rd
    Columbia, SC 29210
    (803)798-1230

    Grades: K | 13 students
  • Riverland Hills Cdc
    Daycare / Preschool
    500 Saint Andrews Road
    Columbia, SC 29210
    (803)798-2716

    Grades: K | 30 students
  • Po Box 21688
    Columbia, SC 29221
    (803)772-1556

    Grades: PK-5 | 84 students
  • 721 Polo Rd
    Columbia, SC 29223
    (803)788-1367

    Grades: NS-6 | 314 students
  • St John Preschool
    Daycare / Preschool
    3404 W Beltline Blvd
    Columbia, SC 29203
    (803)256-8542

    Grades: PK-K | 94 students
  • St. Joseph School
    (Roman Catholic)
    3700 Devine Street
    Columbia, SC 29205
    (803)254-6736

    Grades: PK-6 | 274 students
  • 2225 Hampton St
    Columbia, SC 29204
    (803)254-5477

    Grades: PK-6 | 87 students
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